Day: November 17, 2015

R.E. Lee Memorial Church will remain R.E. Lee Memorial Church

R.E. Lee Memorial Church will remain R.E. Lee Memorial Church

Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s historic ties to Lexington, Va., are strong: the town contains Washington and Lee University’s campus (as well as Virginia Military Institute’s) with its Lee Chapel and Museum, and next door to both schools is R.E. Lee Memorial Church, an Episcopal parish founded in 1840 and first called Grace Church. WDBJ7 […]

Wounds in God’s heart: A man’s response to his wife’s death in Paris

Wounds in God’s heart: A man’s response to his wife’s death in Paris

Helene Muyal-Leiris was one of 89 killed in the Bataclan attack on Friday night in Paris, and her widowed husband’s message to her killers is being read round the globe. In the Independent: Mr Leiris, who first met his 35-year-old wife 12 years ago, told the attackers he would “not grant you the gift of […]

The Paris attacks: Conversations with children

The Paris attacks: Conversations with children

Anne Perkins, a writer for The Guardian, writes in “How to talk with your children about the Paris attacks” that In the US, where schoolchildren rehearse as a matter of course what to do if a random psychopath comes by with a submachine gun, some serious and intelligent thought has been given to the question […]